The images and videos presented in this article illustrate a diagnostic transseptal left heart catheterization for a patient with a prosthetic mitral valve guided by live three-dimensional (3D) transesophageal echocardiography. This method provided high-quality 3D imaging that was useful in guiding transseptal puncture and demonstrating prosthetic valve function during this evaluation.
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Baker, G.H., Shirali, G.S. & Bandisode, V. Transseptal Left Heart Catheterization for a Patient With a Prosthetic Mitral Valve Using Live Three-Dimensional Transesophageal Echocardiography. Pediatr Cardiol 29, 690–691 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00246-007-9120-0
- Prosthetic valve
- Three-dimensional echocardiography
- Transseptal heart catheterization